In the rice-growing Artibonite Valley, Oxfam and partners are helping restore a lifeline: irrigation.
The hurricane showed the common ground between the US and Haiti. But I wonder if both of the countries I love can recover from the storm.
Watching Alison Klayman’s fascinating new documentary, “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” all I could think about was how Ai Weiwei’s life was transformed by a disaster. Like many of his countrymen, the Chinese artist and provocateur was stunned by the death toll from the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Among the quake’s 70,000 victims were about 5,000 students, […]
A friend once asked me what makes Haiti so different from other Caribbean countries. I paused to think about what answer I would give. My response was “the struggle.”
Clean water and latrines are essential, but changing hygiene habits will also save lives in the camps around Port-au-Prince.
First trip to Haiti shows promise and tragedy in a country withstanding cholera and rebuilding from an earthquake.
These recent images from Haiti, captured by photographer Ami Vitale, tell a story about hope and determination.
From bits of cardboard and colorful scraps, Jeanot Dossus is building a nest egg to put himself through school.
This is the playful work of Oxfam’s public health promoters, whose job it is to help people adapt to the hygiene needs of the crowded camps, where the threat of disease epidemics is ever-present.